LifeFlight Called in After Central Maine Hit-&-Run Leaves Multiple Pedestrians Injured, One Critical
Multiple people were seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash that happened in Central Maine on Wednesday evening, according to WABI.
The news station is reporting that the crash happened at around 8 in the evening on Wednesday in the town of Pittsfield, Maine. Police say that they came across two people that were in the roadway and seriously injured.
Of the two injured parties, one, a 61-year-old man, needed to be flown via LifeFlight helicopter to the hospital with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries.
The second injured person was a Corinna woman, 69, and she was transported to the hospital via ambulance for her injuries.
At this time, police are treating this as a criminal hit-and-run as the vehicle that was involved in the crash had fled the scene before officers could arrive.
Though the suspect fled the scene illegally, police say it is likely that there is damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle. Obviously, officials are asking anyone with information regarding Wednesday evening's incident to contact the immediately.
Also, the public should be on the lookout for vehicles in the area that appear to have front passenger side damage to them.
Currently, there is no description of the color or type of vehicle that may have been involved in the crash. Anyone who may have any information that could assist police should immediately contact the town of Pittsfield at (207) 487-4439.
At this time, we are waiting for updated information regarding the current conditions of the victims involved in the crash. This is an ongoing investigation and we will continue to keep this story updated as more information becomes available to us.